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BREAKING: Ezekiel Elliott TRO Granted, Keeps Playing For Now

and the NFL Players Association have been granted a TRO and preliminary injunction against the NFL by Federal Judge Amos Mazzant. These allow Elliott to keep playing, postponing his six-game while the full legal process plays out.

Elliott was already cleared by the NFL to play in the Cowboys' season opener this Sunday against the . On Tuesday, Judge Mazzant forced the NFL to confirm Elliott's status before had ruled on the appeal Zeke filed with the league. With the appeal undecided, the NFL had to make Zeke eligible according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement's rules for appeal cases.

Now, this suspension of the suspension will continue while Elliott and the union's lawsuit against the NFL proceeds. As we saw with in 2015, the process could keep Elliott active for the entire season. That is the current projection, though the NFL has its own option to appeal Mazzant's decision.

It's a victory for now, but we may quickly find ourselves back in the waiting game.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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